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Oedipina carablanca (Los Diamantes Worm Salamander)

Wikipedia Abstract

Oedipina carablanca (common name: Los Diamantes worm salamander) is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae.It is endemic to Costa Rica and only know from its type locality, Los Diamantes, near Guápiles, Limón Province. Its natural habitats are tropical moist lowland forests, plantations, rural gardens, and heavily degraded former forest.It is threatened by habitat loss.
View Wikipedia Record: Oedipina carablanca

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Oedipina carablanca


Adult Length [1]  5 inches (12.8 cm)
Litters / Year [1]  1


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Isthmian-Atlantic moist forests Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests    

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Mesoamerica Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama Yes

Range Map

External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1Oliveira, Brunno Freire; São-Pedro, Vinícius Avelar; Santos-Barrera, Georgina; Penone, Caterina; C. Costa, Gabriel. (2017) AmphiBIO, a global database for amphibian ecological traits. Sci. Data.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 Wildfinder Database
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0